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One last chance to vote in the 'Is Sidney Crosby a dirty player?' poll

Aug 31, 2010, 9:00 AM EST

Thumbnail image for dirtycrosby.jpgAfter reading the Pensblog’s amusing “Mount Dirtymore” post, I couldn’t help but wonder whether or not Sidney Crosby is indeed a dirty player. More importantly, though, I had to know what side of the argument PHT readers come in on.

While the poll already received more than 1,000 votes, I thought I’d give everyone a final opportunity to weigh in on Crosby. He certainly isn’t a wall flower during hockey games and few would doubt that he wants to win. The question is, does he go over the line in the process often enough to be considered dirty? Vote in the poll if you haven’t already. I’ll post the results later this afternoon.


  1. Anonamus - Aug 31, 2010 at 10:29 AM

    you forgot the poll for if he’s a little whining girl

  2. Malkintent - Aug 31, 2010 at 12:47 PM

    The poll really just indicates jealousy. Those who vote he that he is dirty and more than likely Ovechkin lovers. Who by the way is one of the dirtiest players in the game. And “Anonamus” (nice spelling by the way) you seem like the type that fits into the “little whining girl” category.

  3. David - Aug 31, 2010 at 4:15 PM

    Have you not watched crosby. He hacks and whines. If thats dirty then sure. Hes a whiner no question as he was voted by the players biggest whiner. yes i like Ovechkin, he can be dirty, but i like how hard he tries for every puck. I dont think he tries to be dirty or does anything intentional, he just wants the puck. Crosby slashes at guys, which is always intentional. He also whines no question, see 2010 playoffs against Monteal. Wacks post crying to ref whole way to bench about a clean hit. All the crosby lovers always say people bashing him is due to jealousy, not really. Im not jealous at all. I want his money, but im not jealous. lol

  4. rockdenis - Sep 12, 2010 at 3:39 PM

    Funny how, for many people, Crosby and Ovechkin’s qualities are mutually exclusive. Like how 1 sucks and the other rocks… Are they both amazingly gifted? Yes, they are. Are they both dirty? Yes, absolutely, and you’d have to be blind to qualify Crosby’s hacks and crosschecks from behind as non dirty (same way Ovechkin’s hits from behind are dirty). Are they both whiners? Well no, Ovechkin isn’t, but you get my point.
    A word can be used to describe both at the same time. Amazing isn’t it? The only difference between the 2 is one gives huge dirty hits that are easy to call, and the other one (the north american one of the 2) does small hacks and crosschecks that are more easily ignored by the referees/league. But all of the above are dirty plays.
    And the fact Crosby whines has been voted by the players, the ones who are on the ice with him. Not the fans who just pick Ovechkin or Crosby and then throw stupidities on the internet. So that makes it a relevant result.

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